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WOMEN AND POPULAR CULTURE: OF SOCIAL JUSTICE, SEXUAL POLITICS AND THE STATUS QUO

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  • Special Number: WOMEN AND POPULAR CULTURE: OF SOCIAL JUSTICE, SEXUAL POLITICS AND THE STATUS QUO

    Guest Editor: Susan Stein

  • [UPDATE] Nature of the Contradiction: The 13th Annual Conference of the Marxist Reading Group, March 31-April 2

    full name / name of organization: 
    Marxist Reading Group, University of Florida
    contact email: 
    theufmrg@gmail.com

    *Deadline extended: 1/31/11*

    Keynote Speaker: John Bellamy Foster

    "Women and War" at RMMLA, 2011

    full name / name of organization: 
    Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
    contact email: 
    nlcarter@gwmail.gwu.edu

    "Women and War" at RMMLA, 2011

    [UPDATE] Kurt Vonnegut at the ALA

    full name / name of organization: 
    The Kurt Vonnegut Society
    contact email: 
    robert.tally@txstate.edu

    The Kurt Vonnegut Society

    Call for Papers

    Southern Writers/Southern Writing Graduate Conference - July 14-16, 2011

    full name / name of organization: 
    17th Annual SWSW Graduate Conference - University of Mississippi
    contact email: 
    swswgradcoference@gmail.com

    The 17th Annual Southern Writers/Southern Writing Conference is a University of Mississippi Graduate Student event held in conjunction with the university’s Annual Faulkner and Yoknapatawpha Confere

    Spring 2011 McCleary Symposium INTERSECTIONS: Literature, History & Art/Science & Technology

    full name / name of organization: 
    Department of English, Texas Southern University
    contact email: 
    Saldivar_rx@tsu.edu

    The Department of English at Texas Southern University will host the Thirteenth Annual Interdisciplinary McCleary Symposium, March 24-25, 2011, Houston, Texas.

    [UPDATE] "Faith and the Supernatural" 2011 SECCL (deadline extended to January 31)

    full name / name of organization: 
    Southeast Region Conference on Christianity and Literature, Regent University
    contact email: 
    sclements@regent.edu

    The 2011 Southeast Regional Conference on Christianity and Literature invites the submission of papers that explore the various intersections of faith and the supernatural in literature.

    Utopia, Crisis, Justice: 12th Utopian Studies Conference, Nicosia, Cyprus 8-11/7/2011, Deadline 15 March 2011 [UPDATE]

    full name / name of organization: 
    University of Cyprus
    contact email: 
    balaso@ucy.ac.cy

    [UPDATE] Utopia/Crisis/Justice: 12th International Conference of the Utopian Studies Society/Europe, July 8-11, 2011
    full name / name of organization:
    University of Cyprus
    contact email:

    Filolog: journal for literary, cultural and language studies - call for papers (DEADLINE 31/03/2011)

    full name / name of organization: 
    Faculty of Philology, Banja Luka
    contact email: 
    petarny@yahoo.com; tbijelic@hotmail.com

    Filolog (Philologist) is a peer-reviewed, interdisciplinary journal with an international Editorial Board.

    [UPDATE] CFP: Performance, Space, and Public Memory in the Americas (proposed ASA 2011 panel)

    full name / name of organization: 
    Lindsay Adamson Livingston, CUNY
    contact email: 
    adamson.livingston@gmail.com

    Call for Papers

    Performance, Space, and Public Memory in the Americas

    American Studies Association Annual Meeting
    October 20-23, 2011
    Baltimore, Maryland

    Watermark Journal Call for Papers (Submission Deadline 1/28/11)

    full name / name of organization: 
    CSULB Graduate English Department
    contact email: 
    editor@watermarkjournal.com

    Watermark, an annual scholarly journal published by graduate students in the Department of English at California State University, Long Beach, is now seeking papers for our fifth volume to be publishe

    [UPDATE--DEADLINE EXTENDED] RAW MATERIAL. Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference, March 19-20, 2011

    full name / name of organization: 
    Northeastern University English Graduate Student Association
    contact email: 
    neuegsa@gmail.com

    Northeastern University English Graduate Student Association Call for Papers

    R A W M A T E R I A L

    Keynote Speaker: Dr. Ann Laura Stoler, The New School

    [UPDATE] "Intellectual Hybrids, Heterodoxies, Humanisms," ALA, May 26 - 29, Boston, Mass.

    full name / name of organization: 
    Susan Glaspell Society Panel at the American Literature Association
    contact email: 
    GlaspellSocietyALA2011@yahoo.com

    American Literature Association 2011 Conference / Boston, Massachusetts, May 26 - 29, 2011
    Susan Glaspell Society Panel

    [UPDATE - DEADLINE EXTENDED] CFP: Time, Memory, and Region in American Literature

    full name / name of organization: 
    American Literature Association (conference) Robert Murray, (panel chair)
    contact email: 
    rmurray@stac.edu

    This panel, proposed for the 2011 American Literature Association convention in Boston, will investigate the intersections of time, memory, and region in American Literature of the 19th and 20th centuries.

    [UPDATE - DEADLINE EXTENDED] CFP Jim Harrison Society (ALA Conference, Boston, May 26-29, 2011)

    full name / name of organization: 
    Jim Harrison Society
    contact email: 
    rmurray@stac.edu

    The Jim Harrison Society is seeking individual paper proposals for its sponsored panel at the 2011 American Literature Association convention in Boston, May 26-29, 2011.

    UPDATE: The Wild That Attracts Us: New Critical Essays on Robinson Jeffers--Proposal deadline 31 December 2010

    full name / name of organization: 
    ShaunAnne Tangney--Associate Professor of English--Minot State University
    contact email: 
    sa.tangney@minotstateu.edu

    DEADLINE EXTENDED!!

    CALL FOR PROPOSALS

    James Agee at ALA, May 26-29, 2011 (Jan. 20 submission deadline)

    full name / name of organization: 
    James Agee Society
    contact email: 
    hdavis@piedmont.edu

    The James Agee Society requests proposals for 20-minute presentations to be delivered at the 2011 American Literature Association Conference on any aspect of James Agee’s work, especially in connect

    [UPDATE] interdisciplinary conference deadline extended to Jan 15th

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    Federation Rhetoric Symposium and Texas A&M University-Commerce
    contact email: 
    writingdemocracy@gmail.com

    Writing Democracy: A Rhetoric of (T)Here March 9-11, 2011, TAMU-Commerce
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    [UPDATE] Sound and Unsound: Noise, Nonsense, and the Unspoken. April 1-3, 2011.

    full name / name of organization: 
    The University of Virginia Graduate English Student Association
    contact email: 
    gesaconference2011@gmail.com

    We are seeking submissions for a graduate conference on the roles of sound and sense in creating meaning. Abstracts due January 21st, 2011. [Update: see our website at the end of the page.]

    [UPDATE: DEADLINE EXTENDED TO 1-15-11 AND NEW CONTACT E-MAIL] Francophonies: The Living and the Dead

    full name / name of organization: 
    Department of French Studies Graduate Student Association, LSU-Baton Rouge
    contact email: 
    lsufrenchconference@gmail.com (new contact e-mail)

    Francophonies: The Living and the Dead

    March 18-19th 2011

    Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA

    [UPDATE] Francophonies: The Living and The Dead, March 18th-19th 2011 LSU Baton Rouge

    full name / name of organization: 
    Department of French Studies Graduate Student Association, LSU-Baton Rouge
    contact email: 
    lsufrenchconference@gmail.com

    Francophonies: The Living and The Dead

    March 18-19th 2011

    Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA

    [LAST CALL, UPDATE} Oklahoma State University English Conference, "Transforming Words," March 4-5, 2011

    full name / name of organization: 
    English Graduate Student Association
    contact email: 
    osuegsa@gmail.com

    The English Graduate Student Association (EGSA) at Oklahoma State University, an organization of English graduate students and faculty members committed to promoting student academic development and s

    The Journey and Its Portrayals: Explorers, Sailors, (Im)migrants (Nov 25-6, 2011)

    full name / name of organization: 
    Center for the Humanities / National Sun Yat-sen University
    contact email: 
    chsc705@mail.nsysu.edu.tw

    The act of the journey ("to go from home to a distance") and migration signify the basic need of humanity to explore and in all cultures memories of the journey in its various forms represent importan

    Nature and Violence in Representations of the Urban World, June 2-4, 2011

    full name / name of organization: 
    University of Bucharest
    contact email: 
    ancaroncea@gmail.com, radulescu.ruxandra@yahoo.com

    We are looking for submissions for a panel on “Nature and Violence in Representations of the Urban World” within the annual conference of the English Department of the University of Bucharest, tit

    [UPDATE] The Outlaw: Trespass, Disfigurement, Domestication; April 1-2, 2011; Univ. at Albany; Keynotes: Wai Chee Dimock and...

    full name / name of organization: 
    University at Albany, SUNY; English Graduate Student Organization
    contact email: 
    egsoalbany@gmail.com

    The Outlaw: Trespass, Disfigurement, Domestication

    Keynote Speakers: Wai Chee Dimock and Doug Rice

    Feminist Studies in English 19.1

    full name / name of organization: 
    Korean Association of Feminist Studies in English Literature
    contact email: 
    fselsubmissions@gmail.com

    The Korean Association for Feminist Studies in English Literature (KAFSEL) invites papers for Feminist Studies in English Literature (FSEL), volume 19, number 1.

    Women's Voices in Poetry at the RMMLA Convention October 6-8, 2011, March 1 Submission Deadline

    full name / name of organization: 
    Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
    contact email: 
    kristinamariedarling@yahoo.com

    I'm seeking paper submissions for a panel on "Women's Voices in Poetry," which will take place at the 2011 Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association Conference in Scottsdale, Arizona.

    Modernism and 21st Century Literature Panel at the RMMLA Convention October 6-8 2011, March 1 Submission Deadline

    full name / name of organization: 
    Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association Conference
    contact email: 
    kristinamariedarling@yahoo.com

    I'm seeking papers exploring the influence of such writers as Ezra Pound, T.S. Eliot, and Virginia Woolf on the contemporary literary landscape for a panel on Modernism and 21st Century Literature.

    [UPDATE] Call for Papers for Conference April 20-23 Deadline extended to Dec. 31

    full name / name of organization: 
    Festivals and Faires Area/ Popular Culture Association
    contact email: 
    DrKTKorolEvans@yahoo.com

    The Festivals & Faires Area of the Popular Culture Association welcomes submissions for the 2011 PCA/ACA conference in San Antonio, TX (April 20-23, 2011) on any festival or faire—modern or historic

    Approaches to the Graphic Novel, ALA 2011 (due 1/20)

    full name / name of organization: 
    Karen Weekes
    contact email: 
    kweekes@psu.edu

    Whether you're teaching an entire course on the graphic novel or just incorporating one or two texts into a course on American or contemporary lit, this roundtable is designed to provide

    Virgin Envy: Contemporary Approaches to Virginity in Literature and Arts

    full name / name of organization: 
    Canadian Comparative Literature Association/Canadian Association of Hispanists, New Brunswick, Congress of Humanities and Social Sciences
    contact email: 
    jonathan.allan@utoronto.ca , csantos@brocku.ca

    Virginity has long been a trope found in literary and cultural texts, however, how do we understand virginity and why does it matter become two questions worthy of consideration.

    American Gothic: Unsettling the Nation (ALA 2011, Boston, 5/26-5/29; proposals by 1/20/2011)

    full name / name of organization: 
    Michelle Sizemore/University of Kentucky
    contact email: 
    michelle.sizemore@uky.edu

    American Literature Association
    Boston, May 26-29, 2011

    American Gothic: Unsettling the Nation

    "New Work on Kenneth Koch," a panel for the 2011 ALA (proposals due 1/21/11; conference begins 5/26/11)

    full name / name of organization: 
    The New York School Society
    contact email: 
    blee15@utk.edu

    The New York School Society will sponsor a session on “New Work on Kenneth Koch” at the American Literature Association’s 2011 Annual Conference.

    [UPDATE] Video Games as Films/ TV and Vice Versa (essay abstracts due 15 January 2011)

    full name / name of organization: 
    Joseph Michael Sommers and Gretchen Papazian/CMU
    contact email: 
    sommerspapazian@gmail.com

    CFP: Video Games as Films and TV and Vice Versa: Media Translation, Narrative Adaptation, and Multiple Instantiations

    [UPDATE]

    full name / name of organization: 
    University of Idaho Graduate Literature Conference
    contact email: 
    glcc@uidaho.edu

    Inter/Intra Textuality: An Interdisciplinary Examination of Texts

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